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What does a fetal Doppler do?

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The test uses sound waves to pick up your baby's heartbeat. But Dopplers can't reliably detect a baby's heartbeat until 10-12 weeks. Your doctor may try again on your next visit. An ultrasound may give you clearer results.

From: Doppler WebMD Medical Reference

Reviewed by Nivin Todd on July 02, 2018
Reviewed by Nivin Todd on July 02, 2018

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